Number of credits: 20
Module Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students are expected to have knowledge and understanding of: key issues in lesson planning and preparation; principles and implementation of classroom procedures, activities, techniques; evaluation of language learning and language teaching; variety of aspects of classroom practice.
Module Content: This module will enable the students to gain practical skills in teaching. Areas covered will include: Classroom interaction and discourse, Classroom management, Teaching skills, Teaching grammar and lexis, Observing language classrooms, Classroom research, Language awareness.
Method of Learning and Teaching
Microteaching sessions will incorporated into the module during Weeks 5-8
You will get a chance to do two microteaching sessions. You will be required to produce a lesson plan for each lesson that you teach. You will also observe your peers’ lessons and be encouraged to reflect on own as well as peers’ lessons during post-observation feedback sessions led by a tutor.
There will be guided sessions and group work to prepare lessons and lesson material in class. Feedback on teaching practice will be held as a group and individually where appropriate.
Method of Assessment:
50 % of the assessment involves evaluation of microteaching (second session).
50 % of the assessment involves a closed-book written exam.
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